FM 139 at SH 87 Scene of Single Vehicle Crash

May 22, 2021 - FM 139 at the intersection of State Highway 87 South was the scene of a single-vehicle crash with a tree Saturday, May 15, 2021.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Keith Jones, at 1:22pm a red 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by Mark Thomas Diebolt, 88, of Shelbyville was traveling FM 139 approaching State Highway 87 South.

Diebolt disregarded the stop sign and traveled across the roadway, streering right and striking a large oak tree.

Diebolt was transported by ambulance to Nacogdoches Medical Center - Shelby Emergency Department for medical evaluation. He was issued a citation for disregard stop sign. 

The truck was towed from the scene.